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Biomarker-Based Score Predicts Poor Outcomes After Acute Ischemic Stroke

Key clinical point: A prognostic score that incorporates copeptin levels, age, recanalization, and stroke risk score has been externally validated and accurately predicts unfavorable outcome, but not mortality, at 3 months.

Major finding: Diagnostic accuracy was 82% for the endpoint of unfavorable functional outcome at 3 months.

Study details: The prognostic score was developed based on a derivation cohort of 319 acute ischemic stroke patients and a validation cohort including another 783 patients in the Copeptin for Risk Stratification in Acute Stroke Patients (CoRisk) Study.

Disclosures: Study authors had nothing to disclose.


De Marchis GM et al. AAN 2019, Abstract S47.001